Technology transfer of aquaculture management in rural Colombia : a comparative case study approach

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dc.contributor.author Poussart, C.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-11-12T23:58:39Z
dc.date.available 1994-04-01 en
dc.date.available 2007-11-12T23:58:39Z
dc.date.issued 1994
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/13479
dc.description Includes abstract in French en
dc.description Some text in Spanish en
dc.description.abstract Aquaculture has been identified _as a technology which contributes to rural development through improved nutrition, employment creation, and the use of otherwise underutilised resources. A review of the literature and of experiences in rural aquaculture demonstrates, however, a weakness in the evaluation of decision-making criteria in regards to the adoption of the technology. The framework suggested characterises the complex relationship between the technology source and recipient. This relationship defines the effectiveness of technology transfer of aquaculture projects in rural artisanal fishing communities. This research demonstrates that technology transfer of aquaculture is more than a matter of biophysical and economic factors. Its adoption is directly tied to the community perception of the potential benefits, previous contacts of this community with outside intervention, and the quality of the relationship between the source institution and the community recipient. en
dc.format Text en
dc.format.extent 155 p. : ill. en
dc.format.mimetype Application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, CA en
dc.subject AQUACULTURE en
dc.subject TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER en
dc.subject RURAL AREAS en
dc.subject COLOMBIA en
dc.subject AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS en
dc.subject PROJECT MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject LOCAL LEVEL en
dc.subject DATA COLLECTING en
dc.title Technology transfer of aquaculture management in rural Colombia : a comparative case study approach en
dc.type Thesis en
idrc.project.number 921201
idrc.project.componentnumber 921201034
idrc.project.title Young Canadian Researchers Awards Program en
idrc.dspace.access IDRC Only en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
dc.description.degree Master of Science
dc.contributor.department Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Guelph


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